OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH)
Comité permanent de la coopération scientifique et technique de l'OCI
1981-01 Makkah Saudi Arabia
Established Jan 1981, Makkah (Saudi Arabia), at the 3rd F-XF4974 - Islamic Summit of Kings and Heads of States and Governments. A specialized committee of C-XC4129 - Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Follow up and implement the resolutions of OIC in science in technology; study all possible means of strengthening cooperation among OIC member states and draw up programmes; submit proposals designed to increase the capability of Muslim countries in the fields of science and technology.
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General Assembly (every 2 years), comprising Ministers of Science and Technology and Higher Education of OIC members states. Executive Committee, appointed by Chairman (currently the President of Pakistan, ex-officio) for 4-year terms. Inter-Islamic Networks (9): F-XF2091 - Inter-Islamic Network on Space Sciences and Technology (ISNET); F-XF2127 - Inter-Islamic Network on Water Resources Development and Management (INWRDAM); F-XF0809 - Inter-Islamic Science and Technology Network on Oceanography; F-XF0806 - Inter-Islamic Network on Tropical Medicine (INTROM); F-XM0312 - Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT); F-XF6773 - Inter-Islamic Network on Biosaline Agriculture (INBA); Inter-Islamic Network on Virtual Universities (CINVU); Inter-Islamic Network on Science and Technology Parks (INSTP); F-XJ7814 - Inter-Islamic Network of Nanotechnology (INN). Also includes: F-XF2129 - Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS).
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